The Enclyclopedia of Jewish Prayer

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Birkat Hagomel, a Jewish Prayer of Gratitude

A prayer said after recovering from a serious illness or surviving a dangerous journey.

Jewish Prayer for the Sick: Mi Sheberach

A healing prayer for when a loved one is suffering.

When Prayer Fails Us

Tisha B'Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, is testament to the failure of prayer to avert national catastrophe.